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Date: Tue, 26 May 2015 16:31:36 +0300
From: Shinnok <>
Subject: Re: Session names somename.[0-9]+ shouldn't be allowed

> On May 8, 2015, at 4:18 AM, Solar Designer <> wrote:
> On Thu, May 07, 2015 at 08:39:02PM +0300, Alexander Cherepanov wrote:
>> On 2015-05-06 18:58, Solar Designer wrote:
>>> On Wed, May 06, 2015 at 12:38:21AM +0200, Frank Dittrich wrote:
>>>> IMHO, restricting the use of session names somename.[0-9]+ that might
>>>> would be the best way to avoid trouble with --fork.
>>> OK, done:
>>> "Disallow session names with dots since these clash with those produced by
>>> --fork.  Suggested by Frank Dittrich."
>> Ugh, isn't it an overkill?
> [...]
>> IMHO it's better to leave everything as it was before than trying to fix 
>> a quite exotic problem breaking several useful and convenient (even if 
>> unintended) features.
> OK, I agree.  I'll consider reverting or revising this change.
> Alexander

Do we have a resolution on this?


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